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Re: [ DHCP ] must reboot to works.
- To: "'Eric LeBlanc'" <inouk_(_at_)_igt_(_dot_)_net>
- Subject: Re: [ DHCP ] must reboot to works.
- From: "Teren Sapp" <teren_(_at_)_seryx_(_dot_)_net>
- Date: Mon, 2 May 2005 23:08:59 -0400
- Cc: <misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org>
- Thread-index: AcVPjLuF5sYLpLuUS0arRVRzHbMe7gAAF2OA
Hi, let me think about this a bit but first, if you do 'sh /etc/netstart',
does that give you back your connectivity? I'm not 100% sure because like I
said I need to think about this some more, but if the connection between you
and the ISP is lost, the ISP may require you to re-register your computer
with their network/dhcp server. Let me know if netstart works and I'll think
about it some more.
Seryx Data Systems
From: owner-misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org [mailto:owner-misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org] On Behalf Of
Sent: Monday, May 02, 2005 9:34 PM
Subject: [ DHCP ] must reboot to works.
I don't know if it's OpenBSD related or not, but I will try:
Sometimes, my ISP (Videotron) seems to have some problems with their DHCPD
servers. In fact, whey the problem arise, I lost the connection to the
internet. So, I stopped my dhcpcd client, and restarted it. After, when
I try to ping www.google.com, it's does'nt work, but I can ping the next
router, or gateway if you prefer (showed in netstat -nr. If my IP is
x.x.x.234, the router is x.x.x.1 ). I tried several time to have the
Internet by killing the dhcpcd client, without success. In fact, I can
even ping others PC in the same local network of Videotron.
So, I rebooted the openbsd server, and now, I can ping www.google.com
(or other computer on the Internet). The strange thing is that I have the
the _same_ ip adress and the _same_ router before the reboot.. It happened
three time, and I don't really know why I must reboot... Note that I use
modemcable with the modem Samsung.
So why the reboot is needed to obtain the 'real' connection to the
UNIX is user friendly.
It's just selective about who its friends are.